Eddie Barks

Eddie Barks

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Edwin "Eddie" Barks was an English footballer who played in The Football League as a wing-half for Nottingham Forest and Mansfield Town.Eddie was born in Heanor Derbyshire at Midland Road the second youngest of 5 sons - Fred, Tom, Horace, Eddie and the youngest Reg who was killed in a pit accident 1943 aged 17. Tom second oldest died in a POW camp in Japan. As a teenager, Barks caught the eye of Nottingham Forest manager Billy Walker while playing for non-league Heanor Town, and signed for Forest as a 17-year-old in April 1939. However, because of the war, he had to wait until 1945 before making his debut for the club in official competition.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 222g
  • Culp Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6135740288
  • 9786135740288